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Oct 12, 2011 6:00pm PDT
world, this is "neuza de." -- "newsday." hello and thank you for joining us. the police in the united states say people have been killed and one other critically wounded in a shooting at a hair salon in the southeast of los angeles. a man was arrested at a roadblock at about 800 meters from the scene. police say a number of weapons have now been seized. he opened fire at a small shopping center at seal beach, a seaside town in orange county in southern california. we can get the very latest from our correspondent, peter, in los angeles. >> do we know anything more about the person who has -- is believed to have carried out the shooting? gretzky was arrested shortly after the shooting -- >> he was arrested shortly after the shooting, just a few hundred meters away. we do not know the name of the man. it was a white male. but we are hearing reports from eyewitnesses that this may have been a man who was in dispute with his ex-wife, who was at the salon, and they may have been involved in some sort of custody battle. police have a knowledge that their inquiries are focusing on a l
WHUT
Oct 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >> senior advisor to the finance minister. thank you so much for being with us today. of course, we do have coverage from greece and we can now go to chris morris who is following events. >> good afternoon. teachers, doctors, lawyers, pharmacists -- you name it, they are all on strike today. the unions representing more than half the greek workforce asking members to come out on strike. in the last few minutes we heard the first sound of potential trouble -- either tear-gas or potentially stun grenades being fired i believe around the side of the parliament building. but most of the people we have spoken to are not here to cause trouble, they are here because they are angry. a show of strength on the streets. but what difference will it make? unions representing half of the great work force are taking part in a 48-hour general strike -- a protest against yet more austerity measures about to be approved in parliament. >> with our protests, with all of us participating, we will stop this bill from being voted in. this government must fall and all the parties that support the measures must fal
PBS
Sep 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
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Oct 19, 2011 4:00pm PDT
. veracruz used to those -- to boast that it was mexico's safest city. more than 100 people have been killed in the last month. 35 people have been left in the street in daylight. empty homes have been boarded up after they were used as headquarters. >> this is one of more than three locations were more than 30 bodies were found just a few days ago. it is part of a vicious battle that has been taking place, and the marines have now been deployed to the streets of the city which until recently was prepared please save region was perfectly safe. >> many of them are victims of tit-for-tat. speaking out is a rare and dangerous thing to do in mexico, but janet figueroa is prepared to take to clear her father's name. he was a mechanic caught in the crossfire of a gun battle. janet says the state fabricated evidence he was a criminal. and why is this used to be a safe city. i never imagined something like this -- >> this used to be a safe city. i never imagined something like this would happen. we have received threats, but i have to speak out that civilians are being killed in this drug war. >> in
PBS
Oct 13, 2011 5:00am EDT
are encouraging children going to school to use a different route and to avoid that footpath by that hot spot. >> are we talking about a accepts of crisis growing -- a sense of crisis growing again around tokyo? >> i think that would be overstating it. this is a surprising hot spot. another have been found, and there are reports of a third. we're talking about very small areas. one potential explanation could be where rain has washed off from a roof, so dust particles in the air have gathered. but what it does do is add to the general concern in japan, a general fear about contamination, scares about beef, about tap water, even about green tea. when you go into a supermarket now, there are labels on lots of the food telling you where the ingredients come from. some people are trying to avoid food from the affected region. so, as that general sense of concern that is going on as this nuclear crisis continues. >> roland, thanks very much for that. roland buerk in tokyo. celebrations among libya's interim government supporters as transitional national council representatives have announ
WHUT
Oct 13, 2011 6:30pm EDT
took the stand voice wasajaratnam's heard in court. they used secretly recorded conversations between he and his associates to get a conviction . the wiretaps are the subject of his appeal. >> this was unprecedented in terms of using wiretaps. they were used for more mob or blue collar crimes. the defense will appeal whether that was permissible. >> the district judge denied a request that he stay free pending his appeal. but said judge chose not to hand out a longer sentence because of his medical problems. from a life of privilege to present in may, the mastermind behind the biggest insider- trading ring in a generation, he is now paying the price and the judge hopes it will deter others from following in his footsteps. >> for more on this case in the message it sends, i am joined by a broker for the "the new york times". the judge warning to send a message to wall street. do you think insider traders will listen? >> this has to be looked at in the context of what has been an aggressive two-year campaign by the federal government to root out insider trading on wall street. he was th
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Oct 25, 2011 5:30pm EDT
gaddafi. now our guides were keen to show us that he was gone. the spectacle was over and the lines had been drawn. the country was ready to move on. g chips in the new libya. this giant fist once stood in colonel gaddafi's libyan compound. now it has been brought back here to misrata as a sign of their achievement. colonel gaddafi's body is the ultimate war trophy of all, and the five days of wrangling over its burial was a sign of the intensive political positioning that is now going on behind the scenes. >> the defeated loyalists are getting used to a new reality. this man is now a prisoner. he was one of those who prepared muammar gaddafi body for burial. he said the colonel's followers have only one option now. >> everything was clear. now the end of gaddafi means a new life. >> but it is not going to be easy. in misrata, very slowly, life is beginning to get back to normal, as people change from their military fatigues back to civilian clothes. the real revolution starts here, this man told me, after the death of gaddafi. this was a peaceful revolution we started back in febru
PBS
Oct 6, 2011 12:30am PDT
the ipod, people use these gadgets every day. not only in california, but around the world. look at the internet right now. a lot of people are tweaking the the very familiar apple symbol. if you look at the website, it is then replaced with the word steve jobs. it is a black-and-white photograph of steve jobs. he is someone who has affected so many people around the world. not everyone realizes how much this man has affected them. he has been a hugely influential figure. not only in electronics, but everyday life for some many people. >> thank you. joining me now from new york is our correspondent, looking at the business aspects of this. steve jobs was apple. can apple logo on without him -- pineapple go on without him? >> there has been a lot of speculation for a long time about whether you could separate apple the company from steve jobs. he was so much behind the innovation, the countless innovation over the years. i suspect when its shares began trading in apple again, when people live that a chance to digest the news, we may see a slight fall and the share price on the initia
PBS
Oct 6, 2011 5:30pm EDT
we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> in the past couple of decades, internet use has spread across the planet, invading every aspect of life. in countries like south korea, going online seems to have become a necessity. >> [speaking korean] >> usually, i go online as soon as i wake up. on average, i use the internet for about 6 hours a day. >> in a unique experiment, the bbc has removed internet access from 2 families for a week, in this the most wired nation on earth. >> in other parts of the world, the digital superhighway still hasn't reached its destination. how many people here actually know what the internet is? [indistinct chattering] >> internet? anybody? now, though, we're going to be providing internet access to this village in northern nigeria. so, what happens when we turn the internet on here? >> and off here? [indistinct chattering] >> it's not exactly the information superhighway. [bleating] welcome to the village of gitata, 2 1/2 hours north of the nigerian capital abuja. what strikes you as you arrive in gitata is the fact that it seems so disconnected from
PBS
Oct 24, 2011 6:00pm PDT
challenge for us now. it is minus one degree at the moment in the field. all of the rescue teams are still working. some have been rescued. so we still have a hope, and we are continuing the work. >> did you just say 50,000 people are now in temporary shelters? >> no, not yet, but we have transferred 12,000 shelters, 12,000 family tents, which means 50,000 people will be sheltered tomorrow. the teams are still sending them up. >> ok, i see. and also, can you just respond to some of the accusations that have been made to the bbc that there just is not enough shelter, food is not getting around, there are still many families having to sleep in cars or find shelter where they can? >> that is right. of course, we are trying to give priority to the people who have lost their homes. of course, after the after shock, everybody wants to stay in the tents. even if their houses are not destroyed, because they do not have faith in their houses, which means a huge number of shelter requirements, but we are trying our best, and more than 150 persons are setting up the tents now, and, of course, t
WHUT
Oct 17, 2011 7:00am EDT
serious indignant -- getting rid of this regime. the last attempt to stay in power by using force. >> saleh himself held a meeting sunday at his palace with a senior army and police officials. it is not immediately clear when and even if he is prepared to give up any measure of power. the president that he injured opponents were taken to a field hospital to an opposition encampment -- in an opposition echidna. >> we received 25 injured people. four have died from head wounds. >> the violence comes as the united nations security council prepares to discuss the resolution on yen and later this week. james reynolds, bbc news. >> let's take a look at some of the other stories making headlines around the world. for more than four years the arms organization eta has fought a violent campaign in northern spain and southwest france. now a conference being held in spain could pave the way for the basque separatist group to disband. eta is expected to make an announcement this week that could allow the political wing to lead a peaceful -- toward independence. the president urged militants t
PBS
Oct 11, 2011 6:00pm PDT
us. i suppose a key question everybody is asking is why the deal has taken place now? >> well, it's hard to know exactly what factors were involved. i think that on both sides, the politics have finally aligned themselves in a positive way. you notice that the vote in the israeli cabinet was something like 25-3 since these ministers are not encouraged. it's obvious they'll support this deal and that's important for the prime minister who probably gained quite a bit from this. on the hamas side, i suspect that the fact that when they announced this deal from damascus, been shifting his headquarters out of the iranian orbit and into the egyptian orbit in cairo, has given the egyptians more leverage to get this deal through, which will also be very popular in the streets of gaza, where hamas is in control of the situation. >> if we are to call it a winning game, as such, one israeli man for a thousand prisoners, does this mean hamas can be seen as the victor here? >> well, they will certainly claim victory and there's no doubt that they will be able to argue that through their approach
WETA
Oct 21, 2011 6:00pm EDT
after this. this rebel fighter told us he and a select group had known for a number of days that the former dictator was holed up, but they had kept the information secret. "-- >> if we had revealed the secret, anything could have happened. gaddafi might have tried to escape just as a woman or even committed suicide. >> more than 24 hours after his death, colonel gaddafi still lay unburied. the people are trying to rebuild their country and to leave libya still needs to be convinced that the former dictator is finally gone. >> the libyan people do not believe that he is dead. >> pictures are also now emerging that throw into question the circumstances surrounding the death of colonel gaddafi's son. the pictures taken shortly after his capture show him i lied and relatively relaxed. but his bullet-scarred body in the freezer shows a different story. -- the pictures taken shortly after his capture show him alive and relatively relaxed. more from the corner will conduct a post-mortem pyridine national transitional council maintains gaddafi was killed in crossfire, but the evidence that
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Oct 10, 2011 6:00pm PDT
things deteriorate. >> ross henderson from mer time, new zealand. joining us now, our correspondent duncan kennedy. the new zealand government is currently ins investigating this indent. what have they revealed so farsome >> so far as the two investigations going on, we don't know very much. they are, of course, in their early stages. we can't get access to find out exactly what happened. all sorts of suggestions. all sorts of rumors during the rounds about whether the boat had proper charts, all that kind of thing. really the effort so far is on to the operation itself to get the oil off the arena, and also to clear up on the beaches. this is an operation in trouble on all fronts. you've just heard there from mr. henderson, the amount of oil that's leaked up. we thought it was 20 or 30 tons. now they're talking about 350 tons of oil leaking into the bay. they've had to suspend that pumping operation to get the remaining oil off because of the bad weather. the 36-man salvage crew onboard had to be taken off. they issued a may day call because they were fearful of what was happening.
WETA
Oct 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
has rarely seen a man with the impact steve has had. even the president used water to show condolences'. -- used twitter to show condolences'. >> he had a tremendous charisma, and he believed things so passionately that you would believe them. >> steve jobs, adopted as a baby and later a college dropout, was always determined to follow its own path. more than 30 years ago with apple's co-founder steve wozniak he said out to bring personal computers into the home. >> almost any time we had discussions about how something should be done, he was almost always right. >> the drive for perfection made him a demanding colleague, but he persuaded consumers to pay top prices for gadgets like the iphone and the ipad that look and often worked better than their rivals. and when he was forced out of apple for more than a decade, it changed another industry with picks are. he pioneered the animation unit. he tells students at stanford university that facing death brought things into focus. >> your time is limited, so do not waste living someone else's life. do not be trapped by dogma, w
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Oct 1, 2011 12:30am PDT
the village where he was hiding. he used the internet and phone calls to inspire others to attack western targets. the british airways worker from new castle, a convicted of plotting to blow up a plane. anwar al-awlaki was a u.s. citizen. here is 10 years ago praying at a washington mosque. he was considered the then a model cleric, even invited to lunch at the pentagon. >> we are now feeling like things are changing and the of 40's art -- the authorities are putting the muslim community under siege. this is an infringement on civil liberties. the once it will be affected will be the american muslims. >> into a dozen for, anwar al- awlaki -- in 2004, anwar al- awlaki moved to yemen. his group sent bombs described in printer ink cartridges. they were intercepted at airports. the controversial u.s. presidential order had been signed to kill or capture anwar al-awlaki. us drones have been targeting him for months. many have expressed regret that he was not brought to trial. >> there are legal precedents and a very important ones. you are targeting people and charging the will of not
WHUT
Oct 25, 2011 6:30pm EDT
roads will be covered with snow. >> thank you very much for joining us. now to the latest news from libya, five days after he was killed, colonel gaddafi has been buried in a secret location in the libyan desert. this morning. since his death, his body had been on display at in each storage facility in misrata. -- at a meet storage facility in misrata. >> this purports to show the bodies of gaddafi and his son. this is the only footage of that has emerged claiming to show elements of the secret funeral. a convoy of cars are arrived at the market complex where the colonel's corpse had been on display. then, they laughed for an unknown destination in the desert. after days of disagreement, the spectacle in the refrigerated meet container was finally over. symbols are potent bargaining chips in the new libya. this giant fist once stood and colonel gaddafi's compound. it has been brought here to misrata as a sign of achievement. colonel gaddafi's body was the ultimate war trophy at all -- the ultimate war trophy. as the victims argued over the spoils, loyalists are getting used to a new
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Oct 19, 2011 5:30pm EDT
more gruesome -- deaths ever more gruesome. veracruz used to boast that it was mexico's say this city, but the empty beaches tell a different story. 35 bodies were left on the street in daylight, people who had been downed, tortured, and killed. empty homes have been boarded up after they were used to hide corpses. this is one of three locations where more than 30 bodies were found dumped in house is just a few days ago. it is part of an increasingly vicious battle that has been taking place in mexico. as you can see, the marines have been deployed on to the streets of a city that, until recently, was perfectly safe. many of those killed are victims in a tit-for-tat between drug gangs, but not all. dirty tricks and political cowardice means some innocent men are wrongly accused. speaking out is a rare and dangerous thing to do in mexico, but we met janet figueroa, who is prepared to take the risk just to clear her father's name. he was mechanic caught in the crossfire of a gun battle. janet says the state fabricated evidence that he was a criminal. >> is used to be a really safe
WETA
Oct 26, 2011 6:00pm EDT
economy. if not, they might sink into recession and take the rest of us with them. >> we have heard the u.s. say that you're past to g their act together. is any thing that the u.s. can do in practical terms at this point? >> no. from the point of view of european leaders, it is a pretty rich to hear tim geithner telling them what to do. the u.s. did act quickly after their own financial crisis. the banking sector is four times the size of the u.s. banking sector. this often crisis is much bigger, the stakes are much higher. this is a much more difficult situation. much more complex. >> thank you. >> in turkey, rescue workers are continuing to search for survivors from the earthquake. two people have been pulled from the rubble. one of them is a university student that was found alive 60 hours after the earthquake struck. rescue workers broke into applause as he emerged from the debris. our correspondent sent this report. >> slowly, they are digging down into the heart of the masses of concrete that were once people's homes. they are pulling away the masonry piece by piece. four days on
WETA
Oct 27, 2011 6:00pm EDT
to support us. >> president sarkozy of france also went on tv tonight, but said it had been an error to admit greece to the eurozone in the first place. "let us say how it is. it was a mistake. greece was not ready to join the euro when it did because of its economy." president sarkozy also said he was confident the country could emerge from its debt crisis. not everyone is persuaded by last night's deal. a lot of detail is missing. some of the key elements in increasing the firepower of the main bailout will not even be negotiated until november. >> they have stopped the euro from collapsing today, or perhaps tomorrow, but they definitely have not saved it. we are still in trouble, not out of the woods. we are not going to be for a number of years to come. >> last night's most sensitive decisions were taken by just eurozone leaders -- and britain, not being in the euro, was not represented. it raises questions about whether there will now be a two-tier europe of insiders and outsiders. >> in reaction to the deal in brussels, the greek prime minister said it allows his country
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Oct 27, 2011 5:30pm EDT
ground. the former pakistani president gives us his friend assessment of where things stand with the u.s.. >> there is a breakdown in confidence between pakistan and the u.s.. >> get ready broadway, there is a new twist on the language barrier leaving audiences laughing. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also around the globe. after a marathon session which stretched into the morning, the leaders of the eurozone said they struck a deal which will help solve the debt crisis. banks are being asked to write off half of what they were owed. global markets cheered what they heard, was this enough to save the euro? clucks europe woke to the news that against expectations, the leaders had agreed on a plan to fix the eurozone crisis. it might not where did the big bazooka some are calling for but politicians claimed that during the night the euro had been saved. >> i think it is much better than before. >> you will have to wait a couple of days to be sure. >> stock markets enjoyed a bounce. the euro crisis had been seen as increasing the risk of global recession. leaders had b
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Oct 31, 2011 2:30pm PDT
met with the question. is there room and resources for all of us? the united nations cultural organization, unesco, approved palestine as a member, prompting israel and the u.s. to freeze funding. one of the world's finest -- finest collections of islamic art goes on display in york. is it culture or politics? welcome to our viewers on pbs in america, and around the globe. if you are feeling a little cramped today, you have good reason. planet earth never has a population of 7 billion. the philippines was the first country to declare the seven billionth person, a little girl who is no doubt aware of all of the fuss. other countries claim milestone babies. the question remains -- can the world cope with so many of us? >> it is more about symbols than exact sums when it comes to global population. the u.n. has declared that in each country, one baby going on october 31 becomes the seven billionth person. there are many tiny candidates. is philippines' contribution dankeeka mae, blissfully unaware of her celebrity status. going in a crowded public hospital in manila, she was gree
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Oct 19, 2011 5:00am EDT
ma'am farm in ohio. -- animal farm in ohio. >> thanks for joining us. i want to start by bringing you news from somalia of a french woman who was kidnapped from a kenyan resort island. you may remember this, just a few weeks ago, the woman was taken to neighboring somalia. we understand she's been -- it's been reported that she has died. now, she was 66 years old, disabled. she'd been held in somalia for more than two weeks, and the french foreign minister said they haven't been able to determine the date or circumstances of her death, but they have, nonetheless, been informed by the contacts they have with those who took her. this has been reported as being the work of al-shabab, which is something which the islamist group has denied. but the word has come in that mary dacour has died in capture. as more comes in to us, we'll bring it straight to you, of course, here on "bbc world news." now, a strike has started, a general strike, in fact, set to last two full days in greece just as parliament is voting on sweeping new austerity measures. for the government, it's an essential set fo
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Oct 5, 2011 4:00pm PDT
discontent and what can be done, i am joined by an assistant professor. thank you for joining us. did you get a sense of what sparked a these protests? why now? in 2008, you can understand it. why are they protesting now? >> this started three weeks ago with a small group of protesters camping out in liberty park. two things happened that made this protest explode. the first was video that one around of police officers pepper spray and a protester. i think that that really sparked this to become much bigger and much bigger much faster. >> do you think that we will see more types of protests, the grass roots protests? people that are cut off from the democratic process. >> absolutely. there is unemployment, joblessness, foreclosure. all of these things have been dealing for the past two years, they have a vehicle to express them. the political system has not been very responsive. the protests are an indication of people say look, we need to do something to let our leaders know. with all the organizations that are joining this protest movement, this will continue through the election cy
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Oct 28, 2011 6:30pm EDT
bold in the reforms and follow the principle of equality. >> it encourages us to find ways to find girls and women to play their full part. >> this has made the matter a pressing one, the marriage of prince william and catherine middleton. the 15 other countries, the realms in which the british monarch is also the head of state. david cameron announced that an agreement had been reached. >> i am pleased to say that we have reached a unanimous agreement on two changes to the rules of succession. first, we will end of the mail from a general rule -- end the male -- primogenitor rule. it will be determined simply by the order of birth. >> lifting the ban on marion rya roman catholic. in britain's case alone, it will have to be amended, but potentially, it will change the face of the british monarchy. >> as the world prepares to welcome its 7 billion inhabitantth inhabitant, we looe world that has never had to support as many people as it the have investigating -- been investigating firms buying up farmland. the globe once in the unprofitable, but what is the prize? ce? >> it is not wh
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Oct 4, 2011 12:30am PDT
troops in the country. i am joined by the indonesian foreign minister. thank you for joining us. why has indonesian not sent troops to afghanistan after all of these years? what is the government's view of the war 10 years on? >> we are only willing to send troops under the capacity of the united nations peacekeeping operation. in other words, it is only under the united nations mandate that we would contemplate having our people on the ground. the key thing is about waging peace. there have been all kinds of efforts being expended to try to bring peace to the region. we are seeing a cycle of violence and more conflict among civilians. we need to wage peace in a more aggressive way. more development. these issues have been somewhat sidelined in recent years. we are using hard power when we need to use development and governments and overall development efforts. >> waging peace is a tall order given that this war has been going on for the past 10 years. indonesia is currently the head of a group of countries. how does the country see its role in helping the situation in afghanistan? helpi
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Oct 28, 2011 5:00am EDT
some cancer rates. hello. thank you for joining us. in thailand thousands are fleeing the capital due to flooding fears. so far more than 360 people have died in thyland's worst flooding in decades. a satellite picture shows you how this is almost completely surrounded by water. in bank cock, we have the latest. >> we have a huge volume of accumulated water built up to the north of the capital and it's now making steady progress towards the center of the city. but it is still 15-20 kilometers away from the central business district where i am talking to you now. this weekend the authorities say could be decisive in how effective their management of the control of the water has been and how much of bangkok could fall under some part of the water. there could be some areas that could escape the water altogether. but probably over the next few days most of bangkok will suffer some flooding. >> what's been the reaction in bangkok and around thyland for the way government hazardsed these -- government hazardsed this flooding? >> well, there has been some positive feedback as the government
WETA
Oct 3, 2011 6:00pm EDT
photographer was one of those arrested and said the police's instructions were not clear. >> they told us to stay. eventually they just disappeared. they reappeared during sentencing. >> the police deny that. after a high ranking officer used pepper spray. they continued their anti- capitalist vigil, city unions will march with them on wednesday. a sign of the influence they're starting to exert. the question is whether these protests will lead to a new political movement. a left-wing tea party, if you like. if their enthusiasm -- will their enthusiasm last or will it trade with the autumn sunshine? >> i want to end the federal reserve and abolish it and remove it and i want to get all the politicians that -- out of office and i want to stop corporate influence on the government campaigns are any government influence at all. >> the protesters are not unified in their demands or their motivation but they're tapping into discontent in a country where unemployment is high and the economy is weak. >> corporate zombies, love it. we have john cassidy. we have had 700 people arrested over the weeke
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Oct 25, 2011 6:00pm PDT
be on the line from their operations center. hello to you. thank you for joining us. can we start with you updating us on the up -- on the rescue operation so far? >> search and rescue operations have been ongoing. our expectation is still high in terms of finding people alive under the rubble. a very little infant was found alive by the search and rescue teams. this has increased our expectations for finding more people alive. the registration is very bad. that is why people are affected. our priorities -- and a timely and effective manner for the people. that is why we concentrate our reports on emergency -- concentrate our efforts on emergency shelters. we are establishing -- these are organized camps. there are public services for these camps. at the same people, people have a tendency not to separate. we are considering their bequests -- their requests. another priority is to offer social support to recover psychologically from the impacts of the disaster. there is post-traumatic stress disorder. >> we must leave it there. many thanks for your update. a huge task ahead of you
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Oct 18, 2011 6:00pm PDT
results. >> it is very promising, the very fact this vaccine works gives us data about how to build better vaccines and a tool to combine with the spraying, the mosquito killing, all of these interventions that will bring the number of steps down. >> bed nets and insecticides remain vital in the fight against malaria. the vaccine is no magic bullet. but even the jab that was 50% effective could save huge numbers of lives in the years to come. theeurope's highest -- judgment comes in a case that could have major implications for medicine. scientists say the decision by the court of justice may impede european research into the use of stem cell therapy or dry research overseas. a car bomb exploded outside the foreign ministry in the somali capital, killing four people, including the suicide bomber. the attack came as kenya's defense and foreign minister are holding talks nearby. kenya sent troops to somalia on friday. china's ruling communist party-- the last meeting of the party's central committee before new leadership is chosen next year calls for a push to energize state-owned med
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Oct 7, 2011 5:30pm EDT
afghanistan. there is the means of whoever would like to use those against both countries. the taliban would like to move a finger without pakistan's support. the fact is that the taliban were and are stationed in pakistan. we all know that. the pakistani government knows that, we know that. this is not in a manner of accusation and reprimand -- reprimand. >> if you say that you will not talk to the very people -- >> we did not say that we will not talk to them, we don't know who to talk to. we don't have an address. the moment we have been addressed, we will talk to them. >> the policy until just the other day was to talk this to them. >> we were demanding, we are asking for negotiations. we wanted to talk to them. with the assassination of the president by someone who came in the name of a messenger from the have an we don't address of someone to talk to. you don't talk to suicide bombers to come in the messages of peace. the fact that we are not dealing with an identifiable individual as representing the taliban or a place that we can knock on and say, we want to talk to. until that
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Oct 18, 2011 5:30pm EDT
the americans have given us. >> libya is rich with its own billions of dollars, so she did not pledge any money, but offered american expertise and assistance to rebuild the country. she called on all fighters to unified under one leadership. >> they want to get them under national command, prevent reprisals and to secure the stocks of weaponry that have come off of the battlefield and where have been discovered. >> of the u.s. played a key role in the nato led a military campaign but kept a low profile. there was no victory last year for mrs. clinton. she kept a low profile because of security concerns. the challenges ahead are tremendous, not just for libya, but also the united states. her visit is part of an effort to help shape the future of libya, and also of other countries in the region where the u.s. wants to maintain influence. >> the highest court has ruled that stem cells cannot patented. in a case that could have major implications for medicine. the court of justice decision and the european research into the use of stem cell therapy or drive research abroad. a car bomb ha
WETA
Oct 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
wear -- hear the most, maybe, honest assessment that there is a real -- everybody likes to use the word contagion, but that this could movefá veryt( quickly bey greefments certainly everyone third largest economy in europe. that could move very qu))hly if we seee1 a default and a credit event, they call it. if you are a businessman in brazil whoñr exports china tea potts, how does this affecti] you? >> because the banks are so i] greek sovereign deb be a write-down beyond what they agreed to this summer. you could see your holdings cut by ha4fe and that'se1 huge, an that starts ripple effects andx makes banks potentially need a lot of money from the european community, this special bailout fund andx$$u$at's the sortçó )& thing that hasÑi people legitimatery.Ñi >> watching what happened after 2008, and i remember the g20fá meeting then in weekend --Ñi th of coming together, everyone z we have to do innings coordination. but inxd paris this weekend the seems to be no coordination. >>w3 everyone's got different agendas, and also everybody's place. if you areww/s germany you a
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Oct 11, 2011 5:00am EDT
correspondent told us about the situation there. >> it is relatively ok here. would you believe this is the relief in coordination center. we saw a group of military trying to get rid of some of this water. behind me is where they are storing all of the relief supplies, the food, and the water. they need to keep this area dry. the water is just above my ankles. it is not too bad year, but they are worried about the supplies. -- too bad here, but they are worried about the supplies. some people said the water was up to their knees, then it rose very quickly. >> how are people coping? >> the officials say they are worried that people are leaving too late to evacuate. they want to take care of their animals. that is understandable. but if there is water in your home, it is better to get to high ground, a safe place, shelter, because there is more rain to come. the clouds are forming, and it looks pretty gloomy. more rain is expected tonight and for the next few days. the focus is shifting from these positions further north to the capital of bangkok. >> what but i they doing in bangkok to prote
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Oct 31, 2011 4:00pm PDT
famous she is. the unavoidable question remains, can the world cope with so many of us? >> it is more about samples than exact sums when it comes to global population. the u.n. has declared that any country, one baby born on the 31st of october becomes the seventh billion person. there are many tiny candidates. the philippines' contribution to the 7 billion is dankeeka mae. blissfully unaware of for celebrity status. born into a crowded public hospital, she was greeted to speeches. the family planning is a controversial issue in the country and her mother has decided to defy church teachings and practice birth control. this little boy is the chosen one, according to russian state police. a quarrel is -- russian state television. politicians have declared a another candidate as the first to be born on monday the regions are competing to show how they're trying to boost the country's dwindling population. india has the opposite problem. the u.n. projects that in 2025, its population will overtake china. india also struggles with a skewed sex ratio because of the preference for boys. chi
WHUT
Oct 24, 2011 6:30pm EDT
us. we sat here overnight. no food has passed any of his brothers' lips. this 6 -year-old girl is also summer under the -- six-year-old girl is also somewhere under the ruins. dead sister's husband is under the rubble. we were burying him for his funeral. we just got back here, hoping the kid will come out, hopefully, no matter how serious the injury, burt alive. >> overnight, a small boy was found alive. his rescuers pleaded with him to be patient while they worked to get him out. in ercis, this toddler was successfully pulled out alive by emergency workers. this tv footage has emerged, which shows the moments the powerful earthquake struck. the shaking stopped this couple in their tracks. late tonight, the man whose brothers had never given up was lifted from the rubble. the 29-year-old, with several broken bones, was carried off the concrete which could have been his tomb, and down past his mother, before being loaded into an ambulance. he had survived. >> for the latest on the situation in ercis, spoke to daniel a short time ago. daniel, it is an extraordinary scene. hopes are
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Oct 4, 2011 4:00pm PDT
government. >> thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you. >> among the major consequences of the defaulting economy is the spiralling rate of youth unemployment. nowhere is that more dramatically displayed than spain. >> it is the young who could lead spain out of the crisis. but they were in the jobs center this morning. >> it is very worrying. >> this is europe's fifth largest economy, and it is running on nt. spanish drug centers happen bustling since the crisis began, and -- job centers have been puzzling since the process began. spain has shelled out lots of money in unemployment benefits. then there are the increasing fears of a growing lost generation. and you find it that madrid's largest university -- and you find it at madrid's largest university. how many of you think you will get a job? how many are confident? any job. >> any job? >> anything at all. about four or five people in your out of 28. how many think you'll have to leave spain to get a job to live the lives you want to live? yes, there go most of the hands. meet the latest recruit to the brain drain of sp
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Oct 29, 2011 12:30am PDT
much power. the job is a ceremonial role. the outgoing irish president used the office to forge closer links with britain. she was much admired at home and abroad. her successor admits she will be a hard act to follow. >> it will be very strong intellectually and a very inclusive in those intellectual discussions. >> ireland is still recovering from an economic crisis. one of the tasks of the new president will be to get the country new hope. haduammar gaddafi's son has in direct contact about his possible surrender. sites if -- saif is wanted for signs against him -- for crimes against humanity. he would get a fair trial if he surrenders. authorities in bosnia say they have to arrested a gunman who how opened fire on the u.s. embassy in sarajevo and continue fire for 15 minutes. a policeman was seriously wounded in the attack. the man was shot and wounded by police and treated in the hospital. he is a serbian citizens with links to an ultra-conservative branch of islam. an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 has struck peru. there were just devastated by an earthquake four years
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Oct 13, 2011 12:30am PDT
devastated. >> we are used to hearing about gun crime in california over the past decade. buddy -- but seal beach is a new name to many of us. >> it is. that is because it is one of those many relatively quiet communities along the beautiful coast of california. it is really off the beaten track a little bit. it is not any where the tourists go to. it is not that close to los angeles. it is not that close to the theme parks. there is a very large elderly community there. it is otherwise left alone. it is a beautiful sleepy sort of place. it is really not on the map. that is probably why people who live there like it, because it is so quiet and tranquil. >> do we have an idea of how things stand out and the narrative -- helping japan -- and thegs anpanned out narrative? >> it happened at a salon at a small mall, a small strip mall. they found nine people who had been shot, six of them initially declared dead. three were taken to hospital. two of those three people lost their battle for lac, leaving just one person in hospital who -- battle for life, leaving just one person in hospital.
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Oct 10, 2011 4:00pm PDT
to each other. they do not interrupt. >> we have an opportunity to use the power we have to make active changes. the tea party did it. we can do it. >> the conservative tea party movement transformed the political landscape. the question is whether occupy wall street will do the same on the left. the protests are spreading to seattle, philadelphia, and iowa, a crucial primary state where these protestors were called away for demonstrating without a permit. >> i am increasingly concerned about the growing mobs occupy wall street and the other cities across the country. >> to protest what street and the bankers is to say that you are anti-capitalism. the free market system and capitalism are two things that have allowed this nation and the economy to become the biggest in the world. >> democrats, including barack obama, have expressed sympathy for those who have taken to the streets. >> i support the message to the establishment, whether it is wall street or the political establishment, that change has to happen. we cannot continue in a way that is not relevant to their lives. >> t
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Oct 10, 2011 2:30pm PDT
country's future, i enjoyed by robin wright, the author of a book. thank you very much for joining us. egypt is supposed to be the poster child of the arab spring. does this mean that the country is losing its way? >> i think the real problem is not just the sectarian runs between christians and muslims that has erupted but the broader role of the military. there were widespread expectations and promises of a military that they would and martial law that has been in place since 1981 and that they would move forward quickly with transition. ms. gar ryness possibly as long as two years before the election of a parliament and the writing of the constitution and then the election of the president, and this, of course, in trenches military rule, which has made many unhappy. >> does that mean that we will see more of this? >> the danger is the military has been so recalcitrant in following through on its promises, and anger is running some deep, we are more likely to see more chaos and confusion before we see a sense of order restored. >> the protests started against the military, but are w
WETA
Oct 11, 2011 6:00pm EDT
lives in this village. members of this community tell us that they continue to take children and sacrifice them. >> tiny slovakia deals a blow to the massive bureau -- eurozone. can they ever find economic harmony? welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also are around the globe. the plot to assassinate the saudi ambassador was conceived and directed from iran according to u.s. officials. they announced they had broken up the alleged scheme and arrested two men with links to the iranian government. they vow to iran would be held accountable. dodge the alleged plot was to kill this man, the long servings saudi ambassador. the head of the fbi said it sounded like fiction, but the plot was all too real. >> individuals from one country sought to conspire with a drug trafficking cartel in another country to assassinate a foreign official on united states soil. it reads like the pages of a hollywood script, the impact would have been very we'll and many lives would have been lost. >> a senior member of president obama's cabinet pointed the finger straight at iran. >> it was conce
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